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v. dis·as·sem·bled, dis·as·sem·bling, dis·as·sem·bles
To take apart: disassemble a toaster.
1. To come apart: The unit disassembles easily.
2. To break up in random fashion: The spectators began to disassemble.

dis′as·sem′bly n.
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Noun1.disassembly - the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery); "Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
gathering, assemblage, assembly - the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"
assembly, fabrication - the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
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Simple and precise disassembly instructions for each handgun are accompanied by a series of excellent color photos showing each step of the procedure.
The complete disassembly of the griddles takes only 45 seconds, it added.
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Creation and design of automated disassembly device is an complex problem, which includes design problematic of automated device.
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